A police pursuit started tonight in Santa Ana at around 9:45 p.m., according to CBS. Apparently the suspect was wanted for a traffic stop but he fired a weapon at the officers. One of our readers reported hearing two gun shots. CBS reported that no one was injured by the bullets.
Our readers reported that the chase was at one time at 5th and Euclid and also affected Newhope St., McFadden, Harbor, Euclid. Reportedly two to three helicopters were involved as well as up to 12 police cars.
Police officials said they put down a spike strip that ended up disabling the suspect’s vehicle’s right rear tire. The strip appeared to have worked as witnesses observed sparks coming from the tire. Continue reading